Can you help me understand this Calculus question?

EXCEL..

QUESTION 1

Discuss GDP. What is it? What does it mean for a country? Why do different countries have a different GDP?

QUESTION 2

Which country did you choose?

QUESTION 3

Draw a scatter diagram of the data with years 1991 through 2010 as the

independent variable and GDP per Capita (US$) as the dependent

variable using Excel or a graphing calculator. Attach the file here.

QUESTION 4

Determine the linear function of best fit. Graph the linear function of

best fit on the scatter diagram. Attach the file here that shows your linear

function of best fit displayed on the scatter diagram.

Attach File

QUESTION 5

Using Excel or a graphing calculator, determine the quadratic function of

best fit. Graph the quadratic function of best fit on the scatter diagram.

Attach the file here.

Attach File

QUESTION 6

Using Excel or a graphing calculator, determine the exponential function

of best fit. Graph the exponential function of best fit on the scatter

diagram. Attach the file here.

Attach File

QUESTION 7

Is the linear model the best fit? Why or why not?

Is the quadratic model the best fit? Why or why not?

Is the exponential model the best fit? Why or why not?

Analyze and discuss which function (linear, quadratic, or exponential) best fits your data. Give details for each

model:

QUESTION 8

Discuss what your results mean for the future of the country you chose?